Mercedes-Benz showcased EQA working prototype in Italy last week

Mercedes-Benz showcased EQA working prototype in Italy last week

Last week, German automaker Mercedes-Benz showcased a working prototype of its all-electric compact car EQA in Sicily, Italy.

The EQA is one of the several new all-electric vehicles which will be brought to the market by Mercedes-Benz shortly the automaker launches its EQC all-electric SUV, which is expected to arrive in the markets in 2019.

Mercedes-Benz had unveiled the EQA concept vehicle at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show. The unveiling of the concept was not much encouraging because it appeared to have a somewhat futuristic design, and was not evidently designed for production. However, the automaker also has a working prototype of the EQA which was recently displayed in Italy.

With regard to the specifications of the EQA all-electric compact car, Mercedes-Benz has already revealed that the car will be equipped with a battery pack of “up to 60 kWh” and dual motors with more than 268hp (200kW).

The EQA will be capable of offering a “real-world range” of 400 km (250 miles, on NEDC), with its DC quick charging giving an addition range of 100 km (62 miles) to the vehicle in 10 minutes. The car’s all-wheel drive will enable it to accelerate from 0 to 60mph in nearly 5 seconds.